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Weight based Approach using Rossmo’s Equation for Criminal Policing

Simran Syal, Mandeep Singh Tinna. Published in Artificial Intelligence.

Communications on Applied Electronics
Year of Publication: 2015
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors: Simran Syal, Mandeep Singh Tinna

Simran Syal and Mandeep Singh Tinna. Article: Weight based Approach using Rossmo’s Equation for Criminal Policing. Communications on Applied Electronics 2(7):17-21, August 2015. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

	author = {Simran Syal and Mandeep Singh Tinna},
	title = {Article: Weight based Approach using Rossmo’s Equation for Criminal Policing},
	journal = {Communications on Applied Electronics},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {2},
	number = {7},
	pages = {17-21},
	month = {August},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}


This paper discusses the approach of criminal policing by using Rossmo’s equation and proposing weight based approach wherein nine types of crimes are put into four clusters and using raw data collected from online sources, weight is calculated based on the number of previous crimes committed. The result is put to use for analytics using rapid miner tool and graph is generated as the final result. Yorkshire ripper case is used as the experimental result to prove the convict taking some of his previous committed crime as data input along with other criminals in the area committing different crimes. The end result generated proves the algorithm discussed in the paper.


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Rossmo’s equation, Cluster, Rapid miner tool, Probabiltiy, Policing.